Ken Hager

Ken Hager is a Managing Partner at Aura and PPP. He is responsible for the pricing, profitability, and underwriting guidelines/control of the MGA platform and played a significant role in growing it to more than $175 million in written premium. He works with internal and external actuaries and underwriting staff to maintain viable products for the Commercial Habitation accounts.  

Ken began his insurance career 37 years ago at JGS Insurance, a specialized insurance broker focused on providing commercial insurance services to middle-market clients across the country. In his most recent role, he served as Principal and Chief Operating Officer at JGS and played a pivotal role in transforming it into the largest privately held insurance broker in New Jersey. JGS began its partnership with BRP in 2021, bringing a proven ability to innovate and develop world-class commercial property programs in the construction and habitational real estate industries. Ken has also served in senior leadership positions at Agency Network Exchange, Preferred Property Program, and Preferred Property Risk Purchasing Group. He began his career as a sales agent at JGS.  

Ken lives with his wife in Tinton Falls, New Jersey and was past Vice President of the Tinton Falls Board of Education. He is passionate about boating and fishing, and he enjoys reading various book genres.